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Mechanic Needed!

Kottke Trucking, Inc. is looking to hire a tractor-trailer mechanic for our Buffalo Lake, Minnesota location. The details of the position can be found below. Questions can be directed to Dustin Berger via phone at 320-833-2411 or via email [email protected] or to Kyle Kottke via phone at 320-833-2422 or via email at [email protected]. A PDF version of our application can be found here: mechanic application.


Position Overview

This person will work with the Shop Lead to ensure the company delivers on its promises to our customer base through the upkeep of our equipment.  This person will be required to perform preventative maintenance, required maintenance and work with the Shop Lead on developing strategies to improve uptime and reduced/contained costs.


Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain and repair Tractors
  • Maintain and repair Trailers
  • Maintain and repair Reefers
  • Create computer generated work orders and billing out parts
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment
  • Able to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual
  • Communicate with staff and drivers in a professional manner
  • Communicate with shop lead on deficiencies and solutions


Non-essential Job Functions for Building and Yard

  • General Building Maintenance
  • Service calls as required
  • Pick up parts as needed



  • Good Time Management Skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Technical/Repair Skills
  • Good Safety Practices
  • Timely
  • Dedicated to Job
  • Driven for results
  • Good Listening Skills
  • Patience
  • Respectful


Here again is the PDF of our mechanic application.

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Kottke Trucking, Inc.